Example sentences for: par

How can you use “par” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The first hole, at 418 yards, par four, is Bermuda’s toughest starter.

  • Most importantly, the rhesus monkeys developed peacemaking skills on a par with those of their more tolerant group mates.

  • Reviewers say that sections are on par with Invisible Man --especially the set pieces, dialogue, and riffs--but the novel as a whole doesn't match up: It "provides the reader with intimations of the grand vision animating Ellison's 40-year project, but it also feels disappointingly provisional and incomplete" (Kakutani, the New York Times ). ( Slate 's Jacob Weisberg found the novel more satisfying than most critics.

  • Woods became the first black or Asian-American to win a major golf tournament, and broke the course records for best score (18 under par), biggest margin of victory (12 strokes), and youngest victor (he is 21).

  • In other words, Jimmy Carter's commission was half right, which is about par for the course when it comes to predicting the future (to test this proposition, flip a coin several times).


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